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Notebook of John Ward [manuscript], 1665-1666.
November
1665

V.a.294, leaf 20 recto

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Creator: John Ward
Title: Notebook of John Ward [manuscript], 1665-1666.
Date: 1665-1666
Repository: Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC, USA
Call number and opening: V.a.294, fol. 20r-v
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John Ward
Item Title
Notebook of John Ward [manuscript], 1665-1666.
Item Date
1665-1666
Repository
Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC, USA
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V.a.294, 20r

V.a.294, leaf 20 verso

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Creator: John Ward
Title: Notebook of John Ward [manuscript], 1665-1666.
Date: 1665-1666
Repository: Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC, USA
Call number and opening: V.a.294, fol. 20r-v
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John Ward
Item Title
Notebook of John Ward [manuscript], 1665-1666.
Item Date
1665-1666
Repository
Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC, USA
Call Number
V.a.294, 20v

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Creator: John Ward
Title: Notebook of John Ward [manuscript], 1665-1666.
Date: 1665-1666
Repository: Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC, USA
Call number and opening: V.a.294, fol. 20r-v
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As in another notebook, John Ward, vicar of Stratford-upon-Avon, here notes, and wonders why, Peter Heylyn did not include Shakespeare among the dramatic poets in his Cosmographie in 4 bookes (London, 1652).  

Modernized/Translated transcriptions

[fol. 20r (middle of right-hand page)]

Whether Dr. Heylin does well in reckoning up the dramatic poets which have been famous in England, to omit Shakespeare.

Semi-diplomatic transcription

[fol. 20r]

Whether Dr. Heylin does well in Reck

oning vp the Dramatick poets which

haue been famous in England to o=

mitt Shakespear:

Last updated May 11, 2016